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London, UK. (Wednesday, February 5th) Nyu Media is
pleased to announce that the highly anticipated side-scrolling mech
GIGANTIC ARMY is available to download today for just
GIGANTIC ARMY puts you in command of the ‘GMR-34
SALADIN’ a robotic powerhouse bristling with enough weaponry
to singlehandedly take down a planetary army, and versatile enough
to dodge or deflect whatever the enemy throws at you.
The work of esteemed shmup Japanese developer ASTRO PORT,
GIGANTIC ARMY continues the studio’s tradition of
delivering high-octane shooter experiences that can be enjoyed as
much by novices, as by discerning shmup aficionados.
Taking its cues from timeless classics like Cybernator / Assault
Suits Valken, Front Mission: Gun Hazard and Metal Slug -
GIGANTIC ARMY brings the much-loved mech-shooter stomping
and blasting into 2014 with gorgeously detailed backdrops, fluid
animation, and impeccably pitched gameplay.
GIGANTIC ARMY FEATURES:
side-scrolling mech-action where you pilot a devastating
meticulously designed stages from acclaimed shmup developers ASTRO
Gigantic boss encounters and mid-level boss battles!
different weapon combinations to choose from – choose the
load-out that matches your combat strategies – plus
shield, thrusters, and dash!
difficulty modes from ‘Easy’ to ‘Insane’ to
cater for all skill levels!
Rebalanced gameplay from the Japanese original, making this Nyu
Media release the definitive version of
Steam version (
GIGANTIC ARMY is currently on
Steam Greenlight) will add 42
achievements, trading cards, and more! A Linux version for Steam is
now in the final stages of development!
Outstanding value for only $5.99!
GIGANTIC ARMY is OUT NOW for just $5.99 and is available
For more information and to download the free playable
demo, please visit the GIGANTIC ARMY website at:
See the GIGANTIC ARMY trailer here:
GIGANTIC ARMY is on Steam Greenlight! Please help bring
GIGANTIC ARMY to Steam by voting YES here!
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About Nyu Media, Ltd.
Nyu Media, Ltd. is the world's leading localizer and publisher
of independent Japanese video games. By combining high quality
localizations, broad distribution and accessible price points, Nyu
Media enables global gamers to fully enjoy excellent indie titles
as well as support the indie game development in Japan.
About ASTRO PORT
ASTRO PORT is a three-man Japanese development team whose
collective message to the world is, ‘This is how fun action
shooting games can be!” ASTRO PORT’s deep catalog of
rock solid shooting games also features Supercharged Robot
Vulkaiser, ARMED SEVEN, Steam Action ADVENTUM, GIGANTIC ARMY,
SATAZIUS, and STEEL STRIDER.